April 28, 2023
- 7:00 PM
MEGADETH 2023 CANADA TOUR
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE AND ONI
FRIDAY, APRIL 28th, 2023 – ABBOTSFORD, BC – ABBOTSFORD CENTRE
GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE
Begins: Thursday, March 9th (10am PT)
ABBOTSFORD CENTRE BACKSTAGE PASS PRE-SALE
Begins: Wednesday, March 8th (11am PT)
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ABBOTSFORD CANUCKS CLUB MEMBER PRE-SALE
Begins: Wednesday, March 8th (10am PT)
Doors Open: 6:00 PM
Show Starts: 7:00 PM
*Event details may be updated closer to the event start date.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Last week, Megadeth performed for the first time to a sold-out crowd at the world-famous Budokan Arena in Tokyo, Japan. Billed as “They Only Come Out At Night”, the concert was also a global livestream event, that included a special appearance of Marty Friedman. For those unable to be in Japan for this historic moment in rock history, the global livestream of the full performance was available for 2 days.
Last year, MEGADETH released their highly anticipated sixteenth studio album The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! to both fan and critical acclaim. The album debuted at the top of the charts during its first week of sales, taking the No. 1 slot on Top Album Sales, Top Current Albums Sales, Top Rock & Alternative Album, Top Rock Albums, and Top Hard Rock Albums, and No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200. The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! is the highest charting MEGADETH album of all time around the world, also notching No. 1 in Finland, No. 2 in Australia, Poland, Switzerland, and Scotland, No. 3 in the UK, and more. MEGADETH received their 13th GRAMMY® nomination for Best Metal Performance for the song “We’ll Be Back” from The Sick, The Dying… And The Dead! (The band won a Grammy in 2016).
MEGADETH unleashed Killing Time: Chapter V, part of their epic multi-part short film from their most recent studio album The Sick, The Dying…And The Dead! (UMe) released last year. The first chapter We’ll Be Back: Chapter I premiered in June 2022 and within the first hour of release, the album’s first track and video were met with overwhelming fan reaction resulting in the band trending on Twitter. So far, all five chapters combined have culminated in an astounding 10M plus views to date, a number that continues to grow.
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